Twelve-year-old Richmond resident Elvin Allado has won a Gold Medal from The Royal Conservatory for scoring the top mark in British Columbia on the Preparatory B Piano examination. He studies with Vancouver teacher Eiko Izeki. He received the award on November 6.
Regional Gold Medals are awarded each academic year to Conservatory examination candidates in Preparatory A and B and Levels 1 to 10 who achieve the highest mark in their respective province or designated region. Eligible candidates must score at least 80% on their practical examination and must have completed the co-requisite theory examinations for their respective grade and discipline.
More than 235,000 students across British Columbia have participated in Royal Conservatory programs in the last decade.
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